Rating: 4 stars
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The test kitchen raved over this juicy, fruity dish inspired by the popular cocktail.

Julianna Grimes Bottcher
Recipe by Cooking Light October 2005


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4 servings (serving size: 2 thighs and about 1/3 cup fruit mixture)


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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small baking dish. Sprinkle chicken with salt; dredge chicken in flour mixture.

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Transfer chicken to an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Add onion to skillet; cook 3 minutes. Add garlic to pan, and sauté 1 minute.

  • Combine fruit, juice, and tequila in a microwave-safe dish, and microwave at high 2 minutes. Pour fruit mixture into pan; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cook 1 minute. Pour onion mixture over chicken; top with lime slices. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until chicken is done.

Nutrition Facts

350 calories; calories from fat 25%; fat 9.9g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 4.3g; poly fat 2.1g; protein 25.1g; carbohydrates 37.9g; fiber 2.7g; cholesterol 94mg; iron 2.7mg; sodium 416mg; calcium 55mg.